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Use A Treadmill Motor To Seriously Upgrade Your Drill Press

Use A Treadmill Motor To Seriously Upgrade Your Drill Press

How to upgrade an old drill press with a brushless 2.6Hp DC motor from a treadmill.This modification has many advantages, more horsepower, speed control and reverse of course, because every drill press needs a reverse! I cover the process of building a new motor mount bracket out of an old office chair. Next I grind down the […]

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Edible Innovations: Using Drones for DIY Agricultural Monitoring Systems

Edible Innovations: Using Drones for DIY Agricultural Monitoring Systems

Suman Ghimire is creating better agricultural yields in Nepal by flying drones with hacked cameras that can identify diseased plants.

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This Week in Making: A Zelda Ocarina, Robotic Darts, and Pi…Pie?

This Week in Making: A Zelda Ocarina, Robotic Darts, and Pi…Pie?

This week in making we saw the start of The 2017 Hackaday Project, the creation of a real Ocarina, the best Pi, and a cheating dartboard.

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Hacking a 35mm SLR Lens to Turbocharge Your Webcam

Hacking a 35mm SLR Lens to Turbocharge Your Webcam

You can buy a fancy webcam microscope, or you can hack an SLR Lens and an average webcam together to get the same results.

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Wrangle Your Cables with These 2 Zip Tie Tricks

Wrangle Your Cables with These 2 Zip Tie Tricks

The zip tie or cable tie is a well-known tool for bundling together wires and other elements of your project. Here are some little-known tricks for using zip ties to keep things separated.

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